Harry Wong
Dec 2017
Vol 14 No 4

Archive for the ‘*ISSUES’ Category

Paraprofessionals: Handling Student Behavioral Issues in the Classroom by Susan Fitzell

By Susan Fitzell • Dec 1st, 2017
As part of the classroom team, paraprofessionals often must deal with student behavioral issues just as their teacher does. Since it’s a question of when a behavioral issue will arise, not if, the teacher-paraprofessional team should develop a plan of action to manage behavioral issues and refocus students on learning.

Helping Children Affected by Parental Drug Abuse

By Leah Davies, M.Ed. • Dec 1st, 2017
A conservative estimate is that one in six children in school today has a parent who is dependent on or addicted to alcohol or other drugs. This family situation places these students at high risk for social and emotional problems, as well as for school failure, drug use and delinquency. Most of these children are not identified as being “at-risk” and therefore do not receive assistance. Schools, however, are a logical place to reach them.

Dark Matter goes to Kindergarten – A Poem by Todd R. Nelson

By Todd R. Nelson • Dec 1st, 2017
Mama, can you help me dress all in black today? Are you doing a secret dark matter costume again? I account for most of the known universe, From the Big Bang to lunch recess—

Keys to Blended Learning by Barbara Blackburn

By Barbara Blackburn • Dec 1st, 2017
Blended learning can mean different things to different people. One teacher I talked with explained it as “using technology in the classroom”, yet another described it as “incorporating technology as at least half of your instruction.” So what does it really mean?

Breaking the Color Barrier: Wilfred “Boomer” Harding & the Chatham Coloured All-Stars (1932-1939)

By Internet Scout Report • Dec 1st, 2017
In 1934, the Chatham Coloured All-Stars from Chatham, Ontario won the Ontario Baseball Amateur Association Championship. In doing so, the team was the first black team to win the championship. This online resource is dedicated to the Chatham Coloured All-Stars and, in particular, Wilfred "Boomer" Harding, who was just 17 years old when he helped the All-Stars win the title.

Apple Seeds – 60 Quotes for Educators

By Barb Stutesman • Dec 1st, 2017
60 Apple Seeds quotes gathered in one place for your enjoyment! (Great material for newsletters, morning announcements and discussion starters.)

Coursera: The Modern and the Postmodern (Free Course)

By Internet Scout Report • Dec 1st, 2017
What is modernity? How did philosophy, literature, and art throughout nineteenth century Europe shape notions of modernity? How did these notions of modernity help shape culture and politics? Is our contemporary world best designed as modern or postmodern? This free, online Coursera class from Wesleyan University is designed to facilitate exploration of these questions.

Child-Centered STEAM: Three Ways to Encourage Inquiry and Creativity by Abby Connors

By Abby Connors • Nov 22nd, 2017
The STEAM approach – integrating the arts with the traditional STEM subjects of science, technology, engineering, and math –is gaining momentum in the educational community. The 2017 Horizon Report from the New Media Consortium and CoSN identifies STEAM as one of the major trends driving classroom tech in K-12

How Poetry Ruined My Life

By Todd R. Nelson • Oct 1st, 2017
As I was young and easy, my childhood was ruined by beautiful writing and high-minded values and verbal expression, and I blame it all on poetry. For years, my parents left this dangerous, unstable writing lying around the house in plain sight. It was, alas, the era before parent advisory labels. Mom and dad left poems where unsuspecting children could find them. For birthday cards, there were poetic quotes. For the solution to every torment, from mere doldrums of summer to heartbreak and adolescent angst, there were quotes from poems.

Exploring the Science of Sounds: 100 Musical Activities for Young Children

By Abigail Flesch Connors • Sep 17th, 2017
Science, technology, engineering, arts, and math--STEAM--these explorations are crucial for laying a solid foundation for later learning. In this book, discover 100 activities that let children ages 3-6 explore the science of music and sound using materials easy to find for a preschool classroom.

Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.14 No.3 Oct 2017
Cover Story by Sarah Powley
Writing Like a Scientist – A Model Project of Disciplinary Literacy
More Teacher Articles...
»Classroom Management Articles by Harry and Rosemary WongHarry K. & Rosemary Wong
»Increasing Student Ownership of LearningBarbara Blackburn
»Classroom Management Articles by Harry K. Wong and Rosemary Wong – All FREE here!Harry K. & Rosemary Wong
»Poetry Ruined My LifeTodd R. Nelson
»When Yoda Taught Pre-KAbigail Flesch Connors
»The Learning Curve, and Other Books by Todd NelsonTeachers.Net News Desk
»Tips for Success When Working with ParaprofessionalsTeachers.Net News Desk
»Exploring the Science of Sounds: 100 Musical Activities for Young ChildrenAbigail Flesch Connors
»Periodic Table of TechTeachers.Net News Desk
»Teaching Nature of Science (NOS) to Elementary StudentsRanu Roy
»Code 7: Cracking the Code for an Epic LifeTeachers.Net News Desk
»Crowd & The Cloud – Citizen Science ProjectsInternet Scout Report
»Use TreeSnap App to Assist In Forest StudyInternet Scout Report
»Think Like a Scientist – ResourceInternet Scout Report
»Writing Like a Scientist – A Model Project of Disciplinary LiteracySarah Powley, Education Coach
»Apple Seeds – Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
»How to Avoid Flaws in Teacher FeedbackJeny Rapheal

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